National Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 6 to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in society. It marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. Continue reading Celebrating National Nurses Day
Grocery shopping needs to be taken more seriously than ever. Before COVID-19, the way we handled and put away our groceries wasn’t thought about as much, but now, Continue reading 5 Grocery Shopping Safety Tips
Nearly 6 in 10 women are found to be poor sleepers, compared to 4 in 10 men, according to research findings from Continue reading Why Are Women the Worst Sleepers in America?
Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. Continue reading October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins on October 1, the Albuquerque Police Department is showing its support by painting a new patrol car bright pink — the official color of breast cancer awareness. Continue reading A police department paints a patrol car pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams has paid for over 500 mammograms for women—because, to him, the issue is personal. Continue reading NFL Football Star Pays For 500 Mammograms to Honor His Mother
By Hiliary Innerbichler
Mama Cax, born Cacsmy Brutus, was given only three weeks to live when she was diagnosed with bone (osteosarcoma) and lung cancer at 14 years old. Continue reading Fearless Amputee Mama Cax Encourages Others to Face Anything
The Congresswoman-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (pictured bottom left)
Until about a year ago, Puerto Rican Bronx native Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was a bartender at a Flats Fix taco and tequila bar in New York City’s Union Square. Continue reading Latinas on the Rise
With summer break upon us, many parents will be scrambling for ideas of how to keep their families active over the next couple of months. Staying active, both physically and mentally, can help families avoid the dreaded summer brain drain, where kids tend to lose some of what they learned during the school year, and it can help keep the body healthier. Continue reading 10 Ways to Keep the Family Physically and Mentally Active This Summer
Atlanta-based psychiatrist Patrice A. Harris, MD, is the first black woman to become the American Medical Association’s (AMA) president. When Dr. Harris assumes her role in June this year, she will also be the Association’s first African-American female to hold that office.
Continue reading Making Strides in Health Care—AMA elects its first African-American woman president